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In The Americas with David Yetman

IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN takes a fresh look at the lands that make up much of the Western Hemisphere. The 10-part series showcases the landscapes, peoples and history of the Americas - from the stories of a small village of Japanese immigrants in the Amazon to descendants of poor Italians in Chile, from Mayan temples in Guatemala to ancient fortresses in Mexico, and from the frigid, glacier-carved barrens of northern Canada to the timeless villages of the altiplano in Peru. By raft, boat, ferry, horse and motorcycle, host David Yetman journeys to parts of Cuba mostly unknown to . . .

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Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 6:30 AM    "Day of the Dead: A Mexican Celebration" Many Native American groups in pre-Conquest Mexico celebrated one day each year when their deceased ancestors would visit them - El Dia de los Muertos. Yetman finds that this ancient tradition has become the state of Oaxaca's most important celebration with parades, home altars and gaily decorated graves. G
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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 - 6:30 AM "In The Mouth of the Amazon" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 - 6:30 AM "The Pride of Guatemala: Tikal of the Mayas" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 6:30 AM "The Working Coast of British Columbia" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 - 6:30 AM "Brazil: The Diamond Range" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 6:30 AM "Peru: A Train to the Clouds" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 - 6:30 AM "Hawaii's Big Island: The Volcanos' Gifts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 6:30 AM "Chiloe and Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 - 6:30 AM "The Cry for Mexican Independence" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 - 6:30 AM "Peru: People of the Altiplano" (LEARN/CREATE)
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